After riding KTM Duke 390 i feel truly an exhilarating, adrenaline pumping experience,which even pumps out heart towards Duke to have more fun over it!.
KTM DUKE 390 is on of the best performing bike in India which is the bigger sibling of KTM Duke 200, KTM Duke 390 shares much of its features from appearance to finish to graphics from the former. Despite, this KTM Duke 390 has managed to make a place in the market & also in the hearts of bike enthusiasts.
>>Check out the pros and cons of the KTM Duke 390
Critique of KTM Duke 390:
- Displacement – 373.2 cc,1-cylinder
- Maximum Power – 43Bhp @ 9500 rpm
- Maximum Torque – 35Nm @ 7250 rpm
- No. of Gears – 6,(1-down-5-up)
- Seat Height – 800 mm
- Ground Clearance – 170 mm
- Kerb Weight – 154 kg
- Fuel Tank Capacity – 11 litres
- 0-100 km/h – 5.6 seconds (approx.)
- Top Speed – 169 kmph (approx.)
- Price (ex-showroom Delhi) – Rs 1,95,000
Pros of KTM Duke390
The KTM Duke 390 offers a more comfortable upright riding position without hurting your back. Moreover, KTM Duke 390’s wider bars can make you easily flick through traffic.
The KTM Duke 390 weighs 154 kg (wet weight) which makes it light and easy to handle.because of lightweight rider can easily make moves in city traffic & helps during low speed maneuvers without making you lose balance.
3) Power & torque to Weight Ratio:
|Power-to-weight Ratio||271.76Bhp per tonne|
|Torque-to-Weight Ratio||221.20Nm per tonne|
|Specific Output||114.81Bhp per litre|
4) Performance @ high rpm
The performance is jaw dropping.You can experience more grunt at higher speeds & even performs well during the mid range rpm.
5) Standard ABS
Yes, the Duke 390 has got standard ABS which makes your ride safe in wet roads.
6) All-Digital Instrument Console
Yes, the KTM Duke 390 has got a fully digital instrument console which offers you a lot of information.
The No. of gadgets on the bike make it a tad bit interesting.
>>Cons of KTM Duke390
1) Uncomfortable Pillion Seat
The pillion seat of Duke 390 is tad bit tiring and discomforting & even shorter enough. The rear-set foot pegs is not in proper position,which hurts your thigh.
2) Heating Issues
Yes, the KTM Duke 390 has got the heating issues!!which you may experience during a stop in traffic.
For long ride,we need bigger capacity fuel-tank or else we need to fuel it up offtly.